Residents show off creative skills at Sidmouth and Seaton exhibits

Talented Sidmouth and Seaton residents will have their creative skills showcased for the world to see at two special exhibits.

Talented Sidmouth and Seaton residents will have their creative skills showcased for the world to see at two special exhibits.

In total 60 pieces of ceramics, Honiton lace, photography, textiles, drawings and paintings were chosen from 150 exhibits put forward by East Devon District Council tenants, aged 18 to 90 years old.

The collection of unique crafts will be held at Sidmouth’s Manor Pavilion Theatre and the Seaton Jurassic until next Friday.

The exhibits have been arranged by Angela Blackwell from the Thelma Hulbert Gallery and Tim Woolgar from Hybrid Gallery, both in Honiton.


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The ten best works will also be shown at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery at the end of this month.

Artist Ali Tucker, of Custance House in Honiton, won £100 as the overall winner of the exhibitions with one of her paintings while oil painter Yvonne Barnes, of Millwey Rise in Axminster, was awarded £50 as runner-up.

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Cllr John O’Leary, responsible for culture, presented the prizes to the winners.

He said: “We know that many tenants spend a great deal of their time working at home on their wonderful hobbies and we wanted to shine a light on their talents.”

Visitors can vote for their favourite piece of work at each venue - the winning tenant will receive a prize of £50 and their work will also be included in the final show at Thelma Hulbert.

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